Convention Overview

Central States Communication Association
2025 Annual Conference

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Widening the Scope

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Cincinnati, Ohio

April 1 - 6, 2025

Faculty, students, independent scholars, and community partners are all encouraged to attend the 2025 convention to explore the conference theme: Widening the Scope.

The conference will feature:

  • Research paper sessions and discussion panels organized by Interest Groups and Caucuses
  • Great Ideas For Teaching (GIFT) sessions
  • Regional scholarship showcases organized by the States Advisory Council
  • Undergraduate Honors Research Conference
  • Federation Prize recipient presentation
  • Spotlight panels connected to conference theme
  • ... and much more!

Registration for the 2025 Convention will open in January 2025!

Primary Program Planner: Dr. Jeffrey T. Child,

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel Information

The 2025 conference hotel is the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza.

Hotel address: 35 W. 5th St, Cincinnati, OH, 45202 USA

Phone: 513.421.9100

2025 Room Rates
$165/night plus 19.3% in taxes
Self Parking: $33/night and Valet Parking: $48/night prevailing rates

Registration opens in January 2025.

A credit card is required to reserve your room, but no deposit will be collected at this time.

Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Reserve early to ensure you have lodging onsite!

Important: We strongly suggest that you book your room as soon as possible but before March 12, 2025. You do not have to pay your room fee in advance -- you simply need a credit card to hold your room. Once the hotel is filled, there will be no overflow hotels for this year's conference. Those who reserve early should be easily accommodated.

Hotel highlights:

  • Centrally located steps from Fountain Square and Carew Tower and close to Newport Aquarium and University of Cincinnati
  • Complimentary internet access in sleeping rooms for all attendees
  • Complimentary shared Wifi in meeting rooms
  • Fitness center